Category Archives: Community Support

Keep Your Dental Hygiene Up To Date…

It’s time to book your dental hygiene appointment….Here are some important facts: Keeping your dental hygiene up to date is an important part of your overall health. Not only is your oral health an important part of your appearance and sense of well-being, … Continue reading

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Another Successful Dental Mission

The Share a Smile team has completed another successful dental mission in the Nootka Sound area of Vancouver Island.  The team started out travelling to Kyuquot for a 2 day clinic there.  Another 2 day clinic in Zeballos and finally … Continue reading

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New Dental Mission to Nootka Sound…

Hello Everyone,  Share a Smile Society is looking for volunteers for our next dental mission coming up August 2017 and BCDHA is helping to sponsor 4 registered dental hygienists to join us. If you have a desire to join a … Continue reading

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Final winner of the April Draw

April 28, 2017 was the date of our final draw for a Sonicare Easyclean Electric Toothbrush.  Congratulations to Bill E.  We hope you enjoy your new toothbrush.

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First Draw Winner

On March 31-2017 we had our first of 3 draws for a FREE Sonicare Easy Clean Electric Toothbrush.  I am happy to say the winner of the first draw was Jack E.  Congratulations Jack and we hope you enjoy your … Continue reading

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Gift from the Heart…A big success…

Gift from the Heart day (Saturday, April 8th) was a big success at Harbour City Dental Hygiene.  Thanks to Catherine Watt, RDH & Melissa Moir (DH student) for their compassion and hard work in giving back to the community.  They were … Continue reading

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Gift From the Heart

Harbour City Dental Hygiene will be participating in Gift From the Heart this year.  Saturday, April 8th from 9am – 4pm.  This is a day of NO COST dental hygiene provided to those in our community who need it most.  … Continue reading

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Barbara J. Heisterman Award

On February 18-2017 Heather was presented with the Barbara J. Heisterman Award at the BCDHA Annual General Meeting. Here is a picture of the award she received. Certainly well deserved Heather and congratulations again…

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Recipient of the Barbara J. Heisterman Award

Heisterman Award 2017  

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Gift From the Heart from Independent dental hygiene practitioners

No Cost Dental Hygiene Care for those in need. Learn more about Gift from the Heart! Click here!    

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Recognition of Dedication to Dental Hygiene Profession

Heather Cooper, RDH has been selected by the BCDHA board of directors as the 2014 recipient of the Diane Gallagher Inspiration Award. The award will be presented at the 2014 BCDHA Luncheon Meeting in Kelowna this fall.  We, the staff … Continue reading

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Thumbs Up!

Times Colonist, Sunday, January 21, 2014: Thumbs up to Heather Cooper, a Nanaimo dental hygienist for creating Share a Smile, an organization that delivers free dental services to remote areas of Vancouver Island where dentists aren’t readily accessible.

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Hygienist Shares a Smile with Remote Communities

An article in Victoria’s Times Colonist exposed the charitable contributions of Heather Cooper, RDH and the Share a Smile Society. This fall, they went to the remote communities of Nootka Sound and held three free dental clinics. Sisters keep a … Continue reading

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National Dental Hygienists Week 2013

Harbour City Dental Hygiene celebrated National Dental Hygienists Week™/Oral Health Month by providing custom fitted mouth guards for the spring football program at John Barsby Community School in Nanaimo, BC. Over 60 students between the ages of 14 and 18 … Continue reading

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Altrusa International: Leading to a Better Community

On behalf of Altrusa of Nanaimio, I wish to extend our appreciation for the donation of toothpaste & bags to put in our care bags. Once or twice a year we fill our home-made bags with personal items & deliver … Continue reading

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Residential Care

Just wanted to say thank you to your team and for Heather’s amazing work with Pappa. He remembered getting his teeth cleaned, and grins at the thought that now his teeth are nice and clean.

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Child Development Centre Fundraiser

Thank you! With appreciation and warm thanks. We at Longlake Chiropractic Centre are proud to announce that our Beer and Burge fundraiser collected over $3000 for the Child Development Centre. Thank you so much for your kind and generous support this … Continue reading

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Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation

Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation is dedicated to a healthy furture for our Central Vancouver Island communities. Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH) is the primary care facility for the communities of Cedar, Gabriola Island, Lantzville, Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Nanoose Bay, Parksville, … Continue reading

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